New Yorkers share their perfect date ideas so you can find yours.
New York City is a great place to fall in love. It’s not by accident that the city is the setting for many television shows, movies, books and more. The energy and and density of New York leads to many things and dating is often one of them. Whether you are looking for a quiet low-key spot in Midtown or some of the best food and drinks on the Lower East Side, locals have shared their favorite date ideas.
Get some inspiration from guides curated by locals, make the date your own and enjoy a great day or evening out with someone special!
Checkout the below guides of the best date ideas in New York City . . .
Whether you’re trying to impress your crush on a first date or you’ve managed to escape the kids for a parents’ night out, you can’t go wrong with . . .
Koreatown or K-Town is a small ethnic area in midtown Manhattan. Even though the area is small in size, it’s packed with restaurants and bars . . .
If you're looking to wind down and enjoy a relaxing Spring/Summer day then Brooklyn's Botanic Gardens are a must see . . .
Babbo is a special place. From the food to the ambience it’s always a night to remember . . .
For me the perfect date night involves; good wine, great food and a leisurely stroll along a quaint and quiet block in the city (and the love of my life, of course) . . .
This guide is proof that even somewhere like Midtown you can find a perfectly chill outing, if you know where to go . . .
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When I don’t have the time or energy for a trip to Brooklyn, I enjoy some Brooklyn vibes with few spots around Manhattan . . .
Friends and family visiting from out of town are often looking for recommendations on the best shows to attend apart from the typical Broadway shows . . .
When planning a date, I like to ensure I have several spots picked out where I know we’ll have a good time and where we can get to know many sides of one another . . .
When you’re in the mood to dial it to ‘eleven’ with a full night out, enjoy this classic tavern, a little jazz and a prohibition style cocktail bar . . .
This little guide brings together classic New York; Greenwich Village, mouthwatering pizza and ridiculous comedy in one amazing evening . . .
If you're looking to experience brunch on the Upper East Side on a budget, Bluestone Lane offers a delicious and affordable UES experience . . .
Maialino is one of those spots that leaves you wondering how you are going to be able to eat anywhere else . . .
When I’m in the mood to rub elbows with celebrities and take in some exquisite window shopping, I head to the Upper East Side for lunch and shopping . . .
Enjoy a delicious brunch at a bright and airy French brasserie and then take in some local art in the trendy NoHo neighborhood . . .
I’m not an Upper East Sider but when I’m in the mood for a burger and whiskey this neighborhood has two of my favorite spots . . .
This evening is the perfect crawl through the East Village, hitting up several local institutions from the Momofuku Noodle Bar to Death & Co. . . .
No trip or outing in New York is complete without three essentials; coffee, pastries and shopping . . .
Whether it’s a day date or a family outing, head to Hudson River Park for a little tennis followed by a stop at Westville for their famous smoky mac and cheese . . .
The perfect night out in Tribeca among locals and celebrities alike combining sophisticated cocktails and an elegant but casual dinner . . .
Although there’s a ton to do in many neighborhoods across New York, the Lower East Side has a density of bars, restaurants, hookah lounges . . .
Making sure that any Broadway evening includes a great place to grab dinner as well as a drink afterward is my top priority . . .
When you’re feeling like a ten and looking to have a special night out this guide brings together some of the best bubbly, steaks and views in Midtown . . .
In addition to being amazing destinations for food, sweets and a drink on the Lower East Side, they are all also super instagramable.
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